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Monday, April 15th, 2024

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Monday, April 15th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Christine Thomas: Close encounters of the bird kind at little cabin

Tundra swan cygnet found by the little cabin crew that eventually succumbed to highly pathogenic avian flu. (Photo by Christine Thomas)

I am writing from the she-shed on the second morning of the 2023 deer season. The sun is well up and reflecting off a universe of frost crystals blanketing the newly picked cornfield in front of me. A tiny fawn has been out front for the past hour, trying to vacuum up enough harvest waste to be strong enough to evade the coyotes this winter. She was joined briefly by a cute 6-point buck, about an hour ago. No deer have been taken at the little cabin, so far.

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